Q: I’m in my mid-20s and have a pretty normal complexion – not too dry or too oily. I’m looking for a basic daily facial moisturizer. Any suggestions on what ingredients to look for?

A: A good basic facial moisturizer is an essential daily skincare step during your 20s. At this age, you can skip the hardcore anti-aging ingredients. Instead, according to Allure, look for one that contains humectants, like glycerin and hyaluronic acid, which naturally draw and lock moisture to the surface of skin.

Q: I am approaching menopause and struggle with flushed skin. Are there any ingredients that can effectively reduce the redness in my cheeks?

A: The Neuromed Complex found in SkinCeuticals Redness Neutralizer is a complex of peptides and proteins that’s clinically shown to reduce the inflammation that leads to facial flushing by slowing production of blood vessels. In fact, Allure reports that users of this treatment experienced a 30 percent decrease in redness after 12 weeks of use.

Q: I heard that copper is also beneficial in restoring the health of hair. Can this ingredient help reverse hair loss?

A: Clinical lab research shows that copper peptides improve the health of hair by getting to the source: the scalp. When applied in the form of a serum, copper peptides boost the production of collagen in the scalp for stronger, thicker and shinier hair. Those with concerns related to hair loss can give copper peptides a try with DS Laboratories Spectral DNC-N.

Q: I love wearing kohl eyeliner, but it tends to smudge a little more than I like throughout the day. What can I use to make it stay put?

A: DuWop Reverse Eyeliner is not only great for filling in lines and wrinkles around the eyes – it also works fantastically as primer to keep eyeshadows and liners in place.

Q: I’ve been studying late at night and my eyes are all puffy and sunken in. What home remedies can I use to look more rested before class?

A: A quick way to reduce puffiness is by dabbing on a mixture of hot water and salt to the eye area using a cotton ball.


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The end of summer has arrived – and it’s time to hit the books. Even though the chaos of the new school year has begun, take some time to study up on the best new anti-aging ingredients. Plus, we’ve combed the skincare aisles for the top product picks for stepping up your anti-aging regimen.

Fall-Inspired Beauty to Keep You on TrendFall-Inspired Beauty to Keep You on Trend

Learn how to integrate this season’s hottest beauty trends into your everyday style with this handy guide to gorgeous skin, hair and makeup. Think fresh skin with peachy cheeks and muted red lips for a chic look you can pair with natural, textured hair and effortless – but never ordinary – ponytails. Read on to revive a flawless yet minimalist look for the busy autumn season.

Post-Pregnancy Skincare: 5 Ways to Indulge and Restore With Baby By Your Side Post-Pregnancy Skincare: 5 Ways to Indulge and Restore With Baby By Your Side

Once baby arrives, there’s little time to relax between making bottles, changing diapers and a huge lack of sleep. But taking time to pamper is important for relieving stress and restoring your post-pregnancy appearance – especially the unexpected issues related to your skin. Read on for simple, effective ways to nurture your skin – and your soul – with baby by your side.

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Has your skin been feeling dry and rough to the touch? Give your body a makeover with one of Soap and Glory’s body scrubs or polishes to reveal fresh, new skin that’s as smooth as a baby’s bottom. Keep reading to find the perfect product for your needs.

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School might be back in session but you don’t have to sacrifice style to get to class on time. Stock your dorm with these multi-tasking products and everyday essentials for effortless hair styling and effective skincare while you’re away at school.

Beauty Handbooks

Hot Weather Beauty Handbook: Sun-Proof Skincare Tips, Makeup & Fashion. Tired of melting makeup, limp locks and the dreaded sunburn? Keeping your hair and makeup looking fresh isn’t easy in the midst of a heat wave, but with the right guide book, you can bring the fun back into your summer beauty regimen. Read on for articles on hot-weather skincare, trendy fashion advice and sun-safe beauty tips.

Fashion & Beauty Handbook. Whether you’re a seasoned fashionista or simply want to boost your everyday style, our guide to getting gorgeous can point you in the right direction. Find out how to choose key pieces for your wardrobe and revamp your hair and makeup routine for a fresh, pulled-together look for every age, season and occasion.

Office Beauty Handbook: Skincare Guide to a Professional Appearance in the Workplace. The key to professional success isn’t just credentials and job performance. Confidence and presence are essential factors in helping you achieve your goals in the workplace. And whether you’re a makeup maven or a minimalist, creating an office-appropriate look is the first step to exuding inner confidence. Get tips on polishing your appearance to make the right impression with our complete Office Beauty Handbook, featuring articles on everything from looking your best for an interview to unwinding with some post-work pampering.

Sensitive Skincare Handbook. Sensitive skin comes with a variety of symptoms, ranging from acne breakouts to allergic reactions. Looking for solutions to your sensitive skin challenges? Understanding triggers can help you create an effective skincare routine for all skin conditions, ages and seasons. Read on for tips and treatments to keep sensitive skin healthy and beautiful year-round.

Men’s Skincare Handbook. Even the most low-maintenance man can benefit from healthy skincare. Whether men are looking for daily staples to add to their grooming regimen or want to take preventative measures against aging and sun damage, this guide has tips for creating a simple, effective routine for men of all ages and skin types.

FAQs Handbook Chapter 4: Skin Type and Seasonal Skincare - The 30 Questions & Answers. When you’ve got a beauty issue that needs attention, it pays to be proactive. With our comprehensive FAQs guide, learn the ins and outs of skincare, makeup, hair treatments, healthy lifestyle habits and more. This section provides answers to questions about tailoring your beauty routine to your unique skin type and making adjustments according to seasonal changes.

Clarisonic Product Handbook. Clarisonic is a trusted name in skincare. The company’s skin cleansing and anti-aging systems are clinically proven to make skin clearer and more youthful-looking than ever imagined. Learn more about these state-of-the-art devices and how they can help your skin achieve radiance.

Skincare & Beauty Calendar: Twelve-Month Guide to Complete Skin Transformation. A new year means a brand new opportunity to improve the health and appearance of your skin — and we’re here to help. Join us on our 12-month journey toward a transformed skin care routine. Here’s the step-by-step plan for the best skin of your life.

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Clarisonic Opal Sonic Infusion System: Fight Wrinkles with Anti-Aging Technology

Struggling with signs of aging? Particularly wrinkles and crow’s feet around the eyes? You’ve probably tried every anti-aging product on the market. Take a look at the Clarisonic Opal and you’ll never again need to waste your money on ineffective creams and serums. Find out more about the benefits of this unique product.

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Expert Round Table Interview Part 1: Dermatologist Dr. Annie Chiu Answers Questions of Editorial Team About Everyday Beauty and Skincare

Looking for an expert’s opinion about everyday skincare and beauty? Are you always in a rush and need skincare products that are long-lasting but require minimal time and effort to use? See what board-certified cosmetic and general dermatologist Dr. Annie Chu recommends for nail care, fighting acne and even BB and CC creams.

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David Kirsch Wellness Probiotic Balance Optimize the power of your immune system and restore your body's balance with David Kirsch's Probiotic Balance. Probiotics are comprised of "friendly" bacteria similar to those found in the body. The body's immune system relies on friendly bacteria for healthy digestion, absorption of food and nutrients, as well as protection from microorganisms that can cause disease. David's Probiotic Balance formula uses only highly-stable "friendly" bacteria strains from Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium, proven bacteria for aiding digestion, destroying harmful organisms in the body and boosting the immune system."
NeoStrata Skin Active Dermal Replenishment Formulated to synergistically replenish optimal hydration levels and help visibly reverse all the signs of aging, for skin that is intensely hydrated, lifted, firmer, and more luminous. This deeply hydrating cream contains a unique combination of clinically proven ingredients to reverse dehydration and target loss of firmness, poor texture, dark spots and wrinkles. Prodew® provides the crucial amino acid building blocks of skin’s Natural Moisturizing Factor, cushioning skin with vital moisture, while a natural carbohydrate complex mimics skin’s natural sugars to help strengthen the skin barrier and reduce moisture loss. Patented Aminofil® technology works together with peptides to build skin’s natural volume, visibly reducing the appearance of lines and wrinkles. NeoGlucosamine® helps to plump and firm the skin and diminish the appearance of uneven pigment and dark spots. This emollient moisture booster is also enriched with a potent antioxidant, Chardonnay Grape Seed Extract, to help prevent damage from daily environmental stressors. Daily use can lead to softer, smoother, firmer and noticeably radiant skin."
Peter Thomas Roth Gentle Foaming Face Wash Gentle Foaming Face Wash is a sulfate-free foaming daily face wash that removes makeup and cleanses in one easy step, leaving skin ultra clean. The blend of mild surfactants help to easily remove dirt and oil without over-drying or stripping the skin of essential oils. Gentle Foaming Face Wash removes makeup completely, even stubborn eye makeup without irritating the sensitive eye area. "

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